SALEM, CITY OF - POLICE DEPARTMENT
555 LIBERTY ST. SE. ROOM 130
SALEM, OREGON 97301
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Updated: January 28, 2019
Classification: Police Officer – Lateral
The City of Salem Police Department is building an ongoing eligibility list for Lateral-Police Officer.
Please visit www.cityofsalem.net/jobs to see if there is a current open recruitment for Police Officer - Lateral. Applicants are responsible for contacting NTN and arranging for their own testing.
Salary Information: $28.38-$36.18 Hourly
The City offers an excellent compensation and benefits package. As part of the total compensation package, the City may consider providing qualified candidates with leave time from date of hire. Starting salary step will be based on years of qualified experience.
Department Information: The Salem Police Department is a full-service professional agency with 190 sworn positions and a full complement of support staff. The department is the 2nd largest municipal agency in the state of Oregon and is located in the capital city of Salem, with a population of over 160,000 residents. Our agency has a full complement of special teams and units to include: SWAT, Bomb Squad, Riot Team, Tactical Negotiations Team, Gang Unit, Narcotics Unit, DEA Task Force, Detectives, Motorcycle Unit, Mountain Bike Unit, School Resource Officers, Crash Reconstructionist, Computer Forensics, Mental Health Unit, Training Division, Trauma Team, Civil Investigations Team, and Patrol.
How can I apply? Click on the green "Apply" button to complete your application. Make sure that you specify how you meet the qualifications outlined in the class specification and complete the application in its entirety.
This recruitment is open until filled. A review of submitted applications is scheduled every two weeks until the close of this recruitment. Selection Process: Applicants must complete the application and submit valid tests results for NTN an ORPAT (or out-of-state PAT equivalent. To take the NTN FrontLine National Test, select the City of Salem under Law Enforcement jobs by clicking here: NTN's jobs listing. To take ORPAT, click here: ORPAT
Out of State Candidates: If you have a valid and current PAT test from another State, you may submit your score by attaching it to your City application.
Contact Information:Sgt Matthew Riddle503firstname.lastname@example.org
Additional incentives: The City of Salem offers 2%-10% premium pay for a combination of DPSST certification levels, training, and college education. Police Officers who have been with the City for 10 years receive a 3% longevity increase.There is also 5% bilingual pay incentive for language skills in Spanish, Russian, Vietnamese, Thai, Lowland Lao, Cambodian, Highland Lao (Mien), Hmong, or certification in American Sign Language. Qualified bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.Career police officers with the Salem Police Department have the opportunity to work in a wide variety of specialized units or special teams. Extra duty pay is paid for SWAT (2.5%), HAZMAT (2.5%), Field Training Officer (5%), K-9 (5%), K-9 decoy (2.5%), and TNT (2.5%). For a complete list of premium pays and other benefits, check the current collective bargaining agreement here.Finalists who successfully meet the minimum qualifications listed above and successfully complete the selection process (video assessment and panel interviews) will, after a conditional job offer, go through an extensive background investigation, medical and psychological assessment and drug testing. City of Salem is a drug-free workplace, including marijuana.
EEO/Women, veterans and minorities are encouraged to apply
APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cityofsalem
Only complete applications are considered and interviews are offered to those who have met the minimum qualifications below.